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We are an active group of Library Assistants, Library Aides, Para-Professionals, Para-Librarians, Library Directors and other specialists who have united to address concerns that cut across diverse interests. We represent a cross-section of many other professional organizations. Our members include individuals from all over the state of New Jersey. Our goal of improving common understanding offers a great base for cooperation among members. 

Supporting library workers since 1986.

Annual Conference

NJALA hosts a yearly conference for library assistants to learn together, network, and have fun.

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Virtual Events

NJALA offers monthly virtual training events to share information and ideas and to offer demonstrations.

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Above Photo Strips: 2024 & 2023 NJALA Executive Committee and Conference Planning Committee members.